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Olympic Horse Riders

Portuguese Olympic horse rider José Beltrão and his horse Biscuit in 1936


Olympic Horse Jumping (Equestrian)


Somewhere behind the rider you've become, remember all of the naughty ponies, mud and dirt, barn friends that lasted... And some that didn't, epic falls, school horses, broken stirrups and saddle soap scuffs. Remember the times you will never forget

from CNN

Older Olympians bring experience to the Games -

Who says an Olympic athlete has to be young to be spry? Seventy-one-year-old Hiroshi Hoketsu, competing for Japan in dressage -- a choreographed equestrian exercise that shows off a horse rider's command of their horse -- is the oldest competitor at the London Olympics.

from Business Insider

Funny video shows Olympic horse refusing to jump in equestrian event as the rider goes flying

Brazilian equestrian rider Ruy Fonseca went flying when his horse refused to jump over an obstacle during an event at the Rio Olympics.

Horse rider Phillip Dutton is on the U.S. equestrian team competing at the 2012 London Olympics.

The CCI 3 * Bromont, Jaguar, Land Rover three day event starts tomorrow at the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park. Thursday and Friday will be the Dressage event. Followed by Cross Country on Saturday and Show Jumping on Sunday. Each night I’ll be posting photographs from the day’s events right here on The CCI 3 * Bromont, Jaguar, Land Rover, is hosting nearly 125 horse / rider teams to compete in divisions CCI1*, CCI 2* and CCI 3* CIC 2*. Riders from 10 different…


Équestre forever - meaning horse rider or equestrian forever. Équestre also makes up the international governing body for all Olympic riders name - FEI. Could add in hoofprints to bring the horse into symbol more too.


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An Olympic horse danced to Santana's 'Smooth,' and it was glorious

According to the International Olympic Committee, “the ancient Greeks recognized that if rider and horse were to survive in battle, complete cooperation was necessary between the pair and developed dressage as a method to train the horses for war.” Surely, they envisioned a future in which someone would